Supported by seven countries, integrating efforts of 40 European companies, universities and research institutes, and harnessing the work of one University of Kentucky postdoctoral scholar, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) blasted off this morning, Wednesday, Feb. 11. Francesco Panerai, postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was involved in the development […]
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UK Computer Science Professor and Chair Brent Seales recently made headlines for leading a major breakthrough in reading ancient scrolls. His digital imaging software will visualize the writing within scrolls of Herculaneum without physically unrolling them. Read more at UKNow…
For the last couple of years, Judy Goldsmith, professor in the Department of Computer Science, has taught CS585: Science Fiction and Computer Ethics. Recently, she and two other researchers authored a paper titled “Teaching AI Ethics Using Science Fiction,” and interest in the topic has spread. The Guardian wrote a piece that referenced the paper […]
Tom Hedman, associate professor in the department of biomedical engineering at the University of Kentucky, has founded start-up company Intralink Spine, which is located at UK’s Coldstream Research Campus. The company has recently made progress toward European approval of its chief product, a non-surgical injectable agent called Rejuve, and it hopes to bring the back […]
Kelly Pennell, assistant professor of civil engineering, has received the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award for her project “Vapor Intrusion, Knowledge Brokers, and Environmental Health—A Three Dimensional Perspective.” The CAREER Award is one of the NSF’s highest awards and it supports junior faculty who “exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education […]
After working for more than 10 years on unlocking an ancient piece of history, what lies inside damaged Herculaneum scrolls, University of Kentucky Department of Computer Science Chair and Professor Brent Seales has built software that will visualize the scrolls’ writings as they would be if unrolled. Read more at UKNow.
Abigail Shelton, a University of Kentucky freshman Honors student from Mount Washington, Kentucky, has been selected as a finalist in the first Knight Cities Challenge, a national call for new ideas to make 26 communities around the country more vibrant places to live and work. The program is funded by the Knight Foundation, and the 26 […]
As part of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, President Obama today announced the launch of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), and the Commonwealth and University of Kentucky as core partners of the institute. Read more at UKnow…
Isabella Sanchez, a pre-civil engineering junior, has been awarded a $5,000 voucher to apply toward an ISA education abroad program within two years. Read more at UKnow.
University of Kentucky materials engineering junior Zach Wildofsky, of Tremont City, Ohio, has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarshipto study abroad, and he will study in Australia. Read more at UKNow.